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by Michael O'Mara,J. P. Donleavy

  • ISBN: 0312142099
  • Category: Photo and Art
  • Author: Michael O'Mara,J. P. Donleavy
  • Subcategory: Photography & Video
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press; 1st U.S. ed edition (September 15, 1996)
  • Pages: 160 pages
  • FB2 size: 1774 kb
  • EPUB size: 1659 kb
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Michael O'Mara Books is a small, family-run, privately owned publishing house in the United Kingdom

Michael O'Mara Books is a small, family-run, privately owned publishing house in the United Kingdom. Established in London in 1985, by an American expatriate, Michael O'Mara, a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and his British wife, Lesley, the company focuses on biographies and autobiographies. Its imprint Buster Books publishes children's books.

Alfonso Stephen O'Kelly'O known as Stephen, son of rumoured former bootleggers, ex-naval gunner, unemployed compuser, student of dairy cattle in Wisconsin and of music in Italy, has little to recommend him as a marriage prospect but his tender heart, his chivalry, and his comprehensive knowledge of the great city of New York.

James Patrick Donleavy (23 April 1926 – 11 September 2017) was an Irish/American novelist and playwright. His best-known work is the novel The Ginger Man, which was initially banned for obscenity

James Patrick Donleavy (23 April 1926 – 11 September 2017) was an Irish/American novelist and playwright. His best-known work is the novel The Ginger Man, which was initially banned for obscenity. Born in New York City, to Irish immigrants Margaret and Patrick Donleavy, and receiving his education at various schools in the United States, he served in the US Navy during World War II. After the war ended, he moved to Ireland.

The people of Ireland are renowned for their wit, and they have migrated from Ireland to most corners of the world, taking that famous sense of humour with them. The roots of Irish humour are much more complex: for centuries classic Irish writers have used black humour and sarcasm, ranging from the satires of Jonathan Swift, George Bernard Shaw and Oscar Wilde through to the hilarity of . Donleavy and the sublime nonsense of Flann O’Brien and Spike Milligan (‘Many people die of thirst but the Irish are born with.

We were in Ireland visiting my dear friend Shaun Beary who owns a beautiful rundown horse farm in County Meath. On the last day of our stay we were invited to meet Michael ". Donleavy, author of The Ginger Man who Shaun has been close to for decades. When I first asked Shaun where Donleavy lived he said it was "just down the road. This in Ireland translated into a 45 minute bus ride from Enfield to Mullingar, the closest village to Donleavy's estate in County Westmeath

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Tales of old Ireland. Fiction anthologies & collections. Michael O'Mara Books.

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In July 1985 Michael O'Mara Books published its first book. At that time the firm's only two employees were Mr. and Mrs. O'Mara and the offices were the spare bedroom of their semi-detached Clapham house, it was, quite literally a Mom and Pop business. O'Mara and the offices were the spare bedroom of their semi-detached Clapham ho. London. Now, after thirty years of publications, with a backlist of a thousand titles, it is still a family firm, producing one hundred and fifty new books a year. In 2018, Michael O'Mara books expanded its publishing programme by launching a new audiobook list for key titles.

A visual tour of the Emerald Isle offers photographs of young Irish lads shopping at the grocery, families gathering in the local pub, and poets and musicians entertaining in Dublin, along with a thoughtful history of the Irish culture.

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